The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 69 89 71
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Permanent jobs citing LAN 29 33 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.42% 1.94% 3.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.15% 9.04% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 17 29 47
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £34,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
LAN
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
205 365 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.11% 21.43% 19.92%
Number of salaries quoted 160 232 260
Average salary £32,500 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

LAN
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Cheshire region.

LAN Salary Trend in Cheshire

LAN
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

LAN Salary Histogram in Cheshire

LAN
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +19 12 £23,000 -38.66% 3
Wilmslow -5 4 £36,000 +4.34%
Chester -6 3 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Macclesfield +7 2 £24,000 -36.00%
Alderley Edge - 2 - -
Knutsford - 1 - -
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN.

1 48 (81.36%) WAN
2 33 (55.93%) Cisco
2 33 (55.93%) VMware
3 23 (38.98%) Active Directory
4 20 (33.90%) Microsoft
4 20 (33.90%) ITIL
5 19 (32.20%) Windows
6 18 (30.51%) DNS
7 16 (27.12%) TCP/IP
7 16 (27.12%) VoIP
7 16 (27.12%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (27.12%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (25.42%) Project Management
9 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (22.03%) CCNA
10 13 (22.03%) Citrix
11 12 (20.34%) Juniper
11 12 (20.34%) Windows 7
12 11 (18.64%) SCCM
12 11 (18.64%) DHCP
12 11 (18.64%) Telecoms
12 11 (18.64%) Wireless
13 10 (16.95%) Firewall
13 10 (16.95%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (16.95%) MS Exchange
13 10 (16.95%) IIS
14 9 (15.25%) MS Office
14 9 (15.25%) Unix
14 9 (15.25%) CCNP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (16.95%) IIS
1 10 (16.95%) MS Exchange
2 8 (13.56%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.78%) JBoss
3 4 (6.78%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.08%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (15.25%) MS Office
2 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Office 365
2 4 (6.78%) PaaS
2 4 (6.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (81.36%) WAN
2 18 (30.51%) DNS
3 16 (27.12%) TCP/IP
3 16 (27.12%) VoIP
4 11 (18.64%) DHCP
4 11 (18.64%) Wireless
5 10 (16.95%) Firewall
5 10 (16.95%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (15.25%) VPN
7 8 (13.56%) Network Security
8 7 (11.86%) BGP
9 6 (10.17%) SAN
9 6 (10.17%) VLAN
10 5 (8.47%) DWDM
11 4 (6.78%) Broadband
12 3 (5.08%) CTI
12 3 (5.08%) H.323
12 3 (5.08%) SSL
13 2 (3.39%) Ethernet
13 2 (3.39%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.69%) AppScan
2 1 (1.69%) Burp Suite
General
1 11 (18.64%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.47%) Back Office
3 3 (5.08%) Finance
3 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (28.81%) Analyst
2 13 (22.03%) Network Engineer
3 9 (15.25%) Technical Support
4 8 (13.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Infrastructure Support
4 8 (13.56%) Support Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) IT Support
7 5 (8.47%) Citrix Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Consultant
8 4 (6.78%) Digital Design Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
8 4 (6.78%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Support Consultant
8 4 (6.78%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (6.78%) Technical Support Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) Middleware
2 2 (3.39%) Web Services
3 1 (1.69%) .NET
3 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.08%) Driving Licence
2 3 (5.08%) IVR
2 3 (5.08%) Life Science
2 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.39%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.39%) Social Media
4 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.69%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.69%) iPad
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.20%) Windows
2 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (20.34%) Windows 7
5 9 (15.25%) Unix
6 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (8.47%) Linux
8 4 (6.78%) Windows 10
9 3 (5.08%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.69%) Kali Linux
10 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) ITIL
2 15 (25.42%) Project Management
3 7 (11.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (10.17%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (8.47%) E-Commerce
5 5 (8.47%) Network Design
5 5 (8.47%) Network Optimisation
6 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (6.78%) PRINCE2
6 4 (6.78%) Risk Management
6 4 (6.78%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (5.08%) Data Security
7 3 (5.08%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.08%) Supplier Management
8 2 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.39%) CRM
8 2 (3.39%) Open Source
8 2 (3.39%) Scrum
8 2 (3.39%) SOA
8 2 (3.39%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.17%) Perl
1 6 (10.17%) Python
2 5 (8.47%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.08%) SQL
4 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.69%) C#
5 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.69%) PHP
5 1 (1.69%) PL/1
5 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (27.12%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (22.03%) CCNA
3 9 (15.25%) CCNP
4 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (8.47%) Degree
5 5 (8.47%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (6.78%) CCIE
6 4 (6.78%) JNCIP
6 4 (6.78%) JNCIS
7 3 (5.08%) MCP
8 2 (3.39%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.69%) APMP
9 1 (1.69%) CISSP
9 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (38.98%) Active Directory
2 16 (27.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (15.25%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) SCCM
2 1 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 33 (55.93%) Cisco
1 33 (55.93%) VMware
2 20 (33.90%) Microsoft
3 13 (22.03%) Citrix
4 12 (20.34%) Juniper
5 4 (6.78%) Oracle
6 3 (5.08%) Avaya
6 3 (5.08%) Cognizant
6 3 (5.08%) CommVault
6 3 (5.08%) Genesys
6 3 (5.08%) Intel Security
6 3 (5.08%) Lotus
6 3 (5.08%) NetApp
6 3 (5.08%) Sophos
7 2 (3.39%) F5
8 1 (1.69%) Apple
8 1 (1.69%) Meraki
8 1 (1.69%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.69%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (1.69%) Veeam
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